Ray passed away Saturday in Upstate University Hospital following a short illness and a few hours later Dorothy his wife of 53 years passed away unexpectedly in Upstate University after becoming ill at the home of her daughter.
Ray was formerly employed as a truck driver with the NYS Department of Transportation. He was an Army veteran. Dottie was a former teacher with the Headstart program with PEACE, Inc.
They shared many interests together including racing, camping, old time Western movies, and especially the holidays with family.
Surviving are their 6 children Laurie (George), Tim, John (Jennifer), Paul (Erica), Jodie (Bobby), and Holly (Bob), 18 Grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. Ray is also survived by a brother Harold (Sandy). Dottie is survived by a sister Rebecca (Bill) Lunn, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 4-7pm Wednesday at the Bush Funeral Home 120 E. Main St. (Rt.5) Elbridge. Funeral will be 11am Thursday in the Elbridge Community Church, E. Main St. Burial will be in Shepard Settlement Cemetery, Skaneateles.